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Service set Friday for late Councilman Billy Clarke

Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in Route 501 hit-and-run

Virginia State Police are investigating a Friday morning hit-and-run in northern Halifax County at the Staunton River and Campbell County line that sent a pedestrian to Centra Lynchburg General Hospital.…

Remains of Emma Compton Layne identified; leads sought in homicide

Human remains found in the Nathalie area in November have been positively identified as those of Emma Compton Layne of Cody, who has been missing since June 20, 2017.

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One Dixie for all

Scottsburg merges with Halifax County Dixie Youth to form one countywide league

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Alease B. Armistead

SoVaNow.com / November 29, 2012
Alease B. Armistead, age 65 of Nathalie, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 in South Boston. She was the daughter of the late Lee Grant Boyd and Sallie Stewart Boyd. She was preceded in death by three brothers, George Palmer, Thomas Boyd, and Ronnie Lee Boyd.

She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Terry; son, MacArthur Lewis; grandson, Bruce Terry, Jr. “BJ”, all of Nathalie; sister, Dorothy Mae Boyd of Nathalie; brother, Bradshaw (Nancy) Palmer of Ft. Washington, MD; aunts, Rebecca Lane and Sallie Boyd, both of Nathalie; sisters-in-law, Vernester Boyd and Mary Boyd of Nathalie; goddaughters, Patricia Lindsey and Rengia Hargrove; devoted cousins, Linda Miller, Lucille Anderson, Elizabeth Hunt; close friend, Evon Stovall; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be held Saturday, Dec. 1, at 2 p.m. at the Republican Grove Baptist Church in Nathalie with interment in the church cemetery.

Condolences may be expressed at http://www.JeffressFuneralHome.com.

Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Brookneal.

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